Westtown surges past Shipley

Jared Nickens scored half of his 22 points in the second quarter, a period in which Westtown outscored Shipley by 13-1, to send the visiting Quakers to a 45-34 victory Friday in Friends Schools League boys’ basketball.

Westtown held a 16-13 lead after one quarter before a 22-7 spree over the next two periods turned the game into a rout.

Yilret Yiljep and Justinas Gaizelis added eight points apiece for the Quakers (8-3 overall, 3-0 league).

Zac Tillman scored 12 for Shipley (4-8, 0-1), including all seven of the Gators points over the middle two quarters. Quamier Johnson contributed nine points for Shipley.